Inventory Control and Distribution Specialist 1

Penn State University

University Park Campus
Date Announced:
Date Closing:
open until filled
Job Number:
Level/Salary Band:
01 – E – Non-exempt
Work Unit:
Auxiliary and Business Services
Lion Surplus
Full/Part Time:


Lion Surplus ships, receives, and resells thousands of computers and computer parts to departments, branch campuses, churches, schools and the general public every year. Our goals at Lion Surplus are to bring in as much money from computer sales to the University that we can and to also keep the Universities computers and computer parts out of landfills by recycling them. This vacant position assists in that process by: Answer computer related phone calls pertaining to our website, items that are coming in or items that are on our sales floor. Help unload the truck loads of computer equipment that come in from the branch campuses. This includes helping stack and wrapping the equipment on skids. Help keep track of the inventory page of our website and answer computer related emails from the site. Answer emails from people in other departments or branch campuses who are interested in purchasing their computer. Wipe and format the computers that come into Lion Surplus. Repair computers with hardware problems. Destroy hard drives for departments with our hard drive crusher and scan the barcodes and print out a verification form for the department Help prepare for and work our 2 computer auctions that we have every year. Attend professional development training sessions and seminars. Typically requires an Associate's degree or higher plus two years of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. This is a fixed-term appointment funded for one year from date of hire with an excellent possibility of re-funding.

These salary bands have been established to provide salary guidelines for staff positions.

Salary Band Minimum Midpoint Maximum
A $16,584 $24,456 $32,328
B $18,240 $26,904 $35,556
C $19,728 $29,592 $39,456
D $21,708 $32,568 $43,416
E $24,312 $36,468 $48,612
F $27,228 $40,848 $54,456
G $30,012 $45,744 $61,500
H $34,188 $52,140 $70,080
I $38,988 $59,424 $79,908
J $43,716 $67,740 $91,812
K $50,712 $78,600 $106,488
L $58,836 $91,176 $123,528
M $68,232 $105,756 $143,292
N $80,508 $124,788 $169,068
O $93,492 $147,252 $201,024
P $110,340 $173,760 $237,192
Q $126,396 $199,056 $271,728
R $151,668 $238,872 $326,088